Increasing Readership and Citations
1. Your Library: If your library does not have access to your article, recommend a subscription to PAR using the Wiley Library Recommendation form.
2. University / Organization Media Relations Office: Send
your article’s Wiley Online Library/“WOL” URL to your Media Relations
office with a description so they can raise awareness.
To get a WOL URL, (a) Google: “Wiley Online Library [your article
name]” (b) Open your article. (c) Copy the URL in the address bar
(starts with “http://onlinelibrary…”) (d) Paste at will!
3. Faculty Website: Update your professional or faculty website with the WOL URL to your article to showcase your research and guide readers.
4. Email Signature: Add the WOL URL for your article
or journal to your email signature as an easy way to tell colleagues
about your latest publication.
5. Wikipedia: One of the first places people start
their research about a topic is Wikipedia, so if you see a place for a
link to your work in a Wikipedia page, sign in to Wikipedia or register
and then add a link to your work on Wiley Online Library.
6. Social Media: Share your work with a link on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other accounts. Engage with PAR‘s Social Media accounts and with Wiley Social Media accounts when possible. (Google: “Stay Connected With Wiley”).
7. Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Visit Wiley Author Services to learn
tips on how to track your accepted articles through production, how to
nominate up to ten colleagues for free access, and much more.
8. Key Blogs, Websites or Listserves: Let your
editor know if your article is mentioned on important sites in your
field or is included in major outlets. If you know of upcoming news
coverage and have a chance to weigh in, make sure that outlet has the
9. Email Table of Contents Alerts: Ensure you are
up-to-date with the most recent research in your field by signing up for
email Table of Contents Alerts. Register for a free account on Wiley
Online Library and click “Get New Alerts” on any journal homepage.
10. Wiley Spotlight Apps: Wiley probably has an app in your subject, available for Apple and other
devices and free to download. The Wiley Spotlight Apps include journal abstracts, book recommendations, conference information and more.
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